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Is it fair for ETSU to outsource custodians?

Is it fair for ETSU to outsource custodians?

September 30th, 2013 8:26 am by Staff Report

As Press Assistant News Editor Rex Barber reported earlier this month, East Tennessee State University is considering a plan to outsource the custodial jobs of some 100 employees on campus.

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WETS must have listener support to stay on the air

WETS must have listener support to stay on the air

September 28th, 2013 12:00 am by Staff Report

It’s that time of the year — the leaves are beginning to change color, the mornings are getting a bit chilly and football is being played again. This is also that time of the year when listeners of public radio are asked to do their part to help pay the b

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Johnson City Firefighters and government programs in Friday's Forum

Johnson City Firefighters and government programs in Friday's Forum

September 27th, 2013 8:41 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on firefighters and government programs.

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If you love your pets, have them vaccinated

If you love your pets, have them vaccinated

September 27th, 2013 8:38 am by Staff Report

Saturday is World Rabies Day — a time to call attention to the serious public health and safety risks posed by unvaccinated pets.

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Domestic violence in decline, but it’s still a big problem

Domestic violence in decline, but it’s still a big problem

September 26th, 2013 8:12 am by Staff Report

The good news is the number of domestic violence cases in Tennessee has seen a slight decline since 2010. The bad news is that domestic violence remains a serious problem in this state.

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State should do more to protect teen drivers

State should do more to protect teen drivers

September 25th, 2013 8:18 am by Staff Report

Teen drivers in Tennessee are more likely to be involved in a fatal car accident than their counterparts in more than 40 other states

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Political posturing, Rusty Crowe and more in Tuesday's Forum

Political posturing, Rusty Crowe and more in Tuesday's Forum

September 24th, 2013 8:23 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on being thankful for life, Rusty Crowe and the Affordable Care Act.

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Obama foreign policy and the rich getting richer people in Sunday's Forum

Obama foreign policy and the rich getting richer people in Sunday's Forum

September 23rd, 2013 10:54 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on the rich getting richer and Obama foreign policy blunder.

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Municipal annexation: a legal option or a violation?

Municipal annexation: a legal option or a violation?

September 23rd, 2013 10:42 am by Staff Report

Municipal annexation by ordinance is constitutional in Tennessee. That’s the legal opinion of state Attorney General Robert Cooper

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Region should embrace projects like Tweetsie Trail

Region should embrace projects like Tweetsie Trail

September 22nd, 2013 12:00 am by Staff Report

We were pleased to learn recently that the 10-mile railroad corridor between Johnson City and Elizabethton being converted into a walking and biking trail can be called the Tweetsie Trail as planned

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